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Governor Ganduje’s wife was not Arrested by EFCC – Commissioner for Information says
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Governor Ganduje’s wife was not Arrested by EFCC – Commissioner for Information says

The Kano State Government has denied reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC arrested Hafsat Ganduje, wife of the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. It was widely reported in the media on Tuesday that Mrs. Ganduje was arrested and interrogated by the EFCC operatives over a petition filed against her by her first son, AbdulAzeez. In a statement released by the state Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, the state government described as a 'Fake story” the reports that its first lady was arrested by the antigraft agency. “Most, unfortunately, the fake story is being peddled on social media platforms without confirmation from either the government or the EFCC.”the statement in part read
Nigeria vs CAR: Super Eagles players begin to arrive in Lagos camp
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Nigeria vs CAR: Super Eagles players begin to arrive in Lagos camp

A few players in the Super Eagles squad have begun to arrive ahead of their 2022 World Cup qualifying double-header against the Central African Republic. Nigeria host the Wild Beasts on October 7 in Lagos, before travelling for the reverse fixture three days later. Kaizer Chiefs’ Daniel Akpeyi, CSKA Moscow’s Chidera Ejuke as well as Alanyaspor FC’s Chidozie Awaziem are the early birds. They have also arrived at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, which will act as their camp. More players are expected as Gernot Rohr’s squad starts preparations for the fixtures on Tuesday. Following victories over Liberia and Cape Verde, Nigeria lead Group C with six points. Unfortunately, Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi and Watford midfielder Peter Etebo will play no part due to injury se...
Man Utd vs Aston Villa: Solskjaer reveals who to blame for Fernandes’ missed penalty
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Man Utd vs Aston Villa: Solskjaer reveals who to blame for Fernandes’ missed penalty

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has blamed Aston Villa players for Bruno Fernandes missing a late penalty in Saturday’s early kick-off. The Red Devils were losing 1-0 thanks to Kortney Hause’s header, when the spot kick was awarded. Referee Mike Dean pointed to the spot following Hause’s handball in the area. With Cristiano Ronaldo still on the pitch, Bruno Fernandes placed the ball and blasted it over, to ensure Villa left with maximum points. When asked about the incident after the game, Solskjaer said: “First of all, the way they (Aston Villa players) get round the penalty spot and Bruno, that is not to my liking. “Bruno is always good from those positions, but unfortunately he missed this one.”
Police ‘stray’ bullet kills 25-year-old man hours to his sister’s wedding in Edo
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Police ‘stray’ bullet kills 25-year-old man hours to his sister’s wedding in Edo

The Edo State Police Command says it has arrested one of its personnel who fired a shot that killed a 25-year-old man, Moses Adam, in Benin City. It was gathered that the incident occurred at about 4: 08 pm on Friday, September 17, when the late Adam, said to be the only son of his parents, arrived Benin from Lagos to attend his sister's wedding slated for Saturday. Spokesperson of the command, SP Kontongs Bello, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Saturday, explained that the officer, who is of the anti-kidnap and cybercrime unit of the command, was trying to arrest a murder suspect, Ebuka Nwaechie, when he fired a shot to restrain the fleeing suspect. Kontongs said that the shot, unfortunately, hit the thigh of one of the passengers in a moving vehicle, adding that ...
Paul Merson predicts Tottenham vs Chelsea, West Ham vs Man Utd, Arsenal fixtures
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Paul Merson predicts Tottenham vs Chelsea, West Ham vs Man Utd, Arsenal fixtures

Former Arsenal star, Paul Merson, has predicted some of the English Premier League, EPL, fixtures that will be played this weekend. Chelsea will tackle Tottenham Hotspur in an away Premier League tie on Sunday evening, while West Ham will host Manchester United on Sunday afternoon. Arsenal will face Burnley in an away Premier League tie on Saturday. Providing his predictions, Merson told Sportskeeda, “Burnley were bang unlucky against Everton and lost the game thanks to that bad five-minute spell in the second half. “They were the better team for about 45 minutes, but all of a sudden the game was over as Everton scored three quick-fire goals. “What I’m trying to say is that Burnley aren’t a bad team, so this could be a good Premier League contest. “As for Arsenal, they ...
Chelsea vs Aston Villa: Pulisic Returns to UK on Crutches
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Chelsea vs Aston Villa: Pulisic Returns to UK on Crutches

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has revealed Christian Pulisic returned this week on crutches. However, Tuchel expects the American winger to be sidelined for only around 10 days. Pulisic limped out of his country’s 4-1 win over Honduras in a World Cup qualifier on Wednesday after 62 minutes. The 22-year-old arrived back in London on Thursday and will miss Saturday’s Premier League home game against Aston Villa. He is also likely to sit out Chelsea’s Champions League group fixture against Zenit St Petersburg on Tuesday. “For Christian, unfortunately, he came yesterday on crutches and he has an ankle injury with about 10 days [out],” Tuchel confirmed. Chelsea is also without N’Golo Kante this weekend because of an ankle problem that ruled him out of France’...
I was not happy at Arsenal – Willian opens up
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I was not happy at Arsenal – Willian opens up

Willian has admitted he was unhappy at Arsenal, in his first interview since leaving the club. The Brazil midfielder agreed to terminate his three-year contract with the Gunners and has now signed for Corinthians. His departure from the Emirates came only one year after he arrived on a free transfer from Chelsea. Willian found the back of the net just once in 37 appearances. The 33-year-old is now relieved to have put his time at Arsenal behind him. “I really thought a lot, together with my family and close people. Unfortunately, my time at Arsenal was not good, I wasn’t happy at the club. “I don’t need to go into details, but I wasn’t happy and I thought that returning to Brazil was the best option. “I studied some other opportunities, but I wanted to return to Cori...
Police Break Silence On Alleged Murder Of Fresh UNIUYO Graduate
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Police Break Silence On Alleged Murder Of Fresh UNIUYO Graduate

Daily Post reports that the Akwa Ibom State Police Command has reacted to the alleged murder of one Kubiat Isaac, a fresh graduate of the University of Uyo, by its personnel. Late Isaac, who was awaiting his NYSC call up letter by November, was said to have been arrested at Eni stores by the police around 7pm on Wednesday over suspected activities of cultism and armed robbery. He was also said to have been tortured to death by the said officers the same night. But the Commissioner of Police, CP Andrew Amiengheme in a press statement on Saturday, ordered full scale investigation and the arrest of the Assistant Superintendent of Police who carried out the arrest. The Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Odiko Macdon, who signed the statement said the commissioner has ord...
I’m sorry – Willian begs Arsenal fans as he departs for Brazil
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I’m sorry – Willian begs Arsenal fans as he departs for Brazil

Willian has apologised to Arsenal fans for not living up to their expectation at the club. The Brazilian tore up his contract at the Emirates Stadium and now set to leave the club. In a lengthy statement after his exit was confirmed by Arsenal, the Brazil international apologised for his disappointing one-year spell. The Brazilian still had two years remaining on his £200k-a-week contract, but decided to forgo it as he rejoins boyhood team Corinthians. The Brazil international also had a message for those who think he joined Arsenal for the sake of money. Willian scored just one goal for Arsenal having arrived at the Emirates on a free transfer from Chelsea back in August 2020. “I would like to thank Arsenal for the opportunity they have given to me and for the warm...
Mother Fights Off Mountain Lion that Attacked her 5-year-old son
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Mother Fights Off Mountain Lion that Attacked her 5-year-old son

A Southern California mom fought off a 65-pound mountain lion that attacked her 5-year-old son. According to wildlife officials, the mom heard a disturbance outside on Thursday morning, August 26, and found the mountain lion dragging her 5-year-old son across her front yard. "She ran out of the house and started punching and striking the mountain lion with her bare hands and got him off her son," Capt. Patrick Foy, a California Department of Fish and Wildlife spokesman, told the Associated Press." "The true hero of this story is his mom because she absolutely saved her son’s life," Foy added. The boy is hospitalized in stable condition with injuries to his head and torso. A wildlife officer later shot and killed a mountain lion after finding it hiding on a corner of the ...
Man dies after ‘Using glue to Seal Penis’ to Prevent Fiancee from Getting Pregnant
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Man dies after ‘Using glue to Seal Penis’ to Prevent Fiancee from Getting Pregnant

A man who used super strong glue to ‘seal’ his penis has died. Salman Mirza, 25,  applied glue to his genitals to stop his fiancée from getting pregnant after they checked into a hotel in Juhapura neighbourhood of Ahmedabad, India, on June 22. Mr Mirza was, however, found unconscious outside the hotel the following day. Police say the couple decided to use the glue to prevent pregnancy after taking drugs, by mixing whitener with the epoxy to inhale it and get high. ‘Several witnesses said that Mirza, along with his former fiancée, both of whom were addicted to drugs, had gone to a hotel in Juhapura,’ the officer told the Times of India. ‘Since they did not have any protection, they decided to apply the adhesive on his private parts to ensure that she does not get pregnant. ‘T...
Arsenal vs Chelsea: Tuchel names player to miss EPL derby, gives update on Kante, Ziyech
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Arsenal vs Chelsea: Tuchel names player to miss EPL derby, gives update on Kante, Ziyech

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has confirmed that winger, Christian Pulisic, will miss the Blues’ Premier League derby against Arsenal on Sunday evening. Tuchel said the US international would miss Chelsea’s clash against Arsenal after he contracted COVID-19 ahead of the tie at Emirates Stadium. The German also provided the latest update on Hakim Ziyech and N’Golo Kante. The former PSG manager stated this on Friday during his pre-match press conference. Chelsea head to the game following a 3-0 win against Crystal Palace in their last fixture, while Arsenal lost 2-0 against Brentford. Recall that both Ziyech and Kante missed Chelsea’s clash against Crystal Palace due to injury. “With Christian, it’s unfortunately very easy to explain,” Tuchel said. “He had a positive...
Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open, leaving Novak Djokovic as favourite to move clear with 21 Grand Slam wins
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Rafael Nadal withdraws from US Open, leaving Novak Djokovic as favourite to move clear with 21 Grand Slam wins

Rafael Nadal is the latest player to withdraw from the US Open having called time on his 2021 season because of a foot injury. The 20-time grand slam champion, who won his fourth Flushing Meadows title two years ago, also missed the Cincinnati Masters and Canadian Open last week because of his troubled foot injury. Nadal wrote on Instagram: “Hello everyone, I wanted to inform you that unfortunately, I have to end the 2021 season. “Honestly, I have been suffering a lot more than I should with my foot for a year and I need to take some time. “Having discussed it with the team and family, this decision has been made and I believe that it is the way forward to try to recover and recover well. “It is a year that I have missed things that matter a lot to me, such as Wimbledon,...
Tuchel confirms serious Chelsea injury ahead of Crystal Palace clash
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Tuchel confirms serious Chelsea injury ahead of Crystal Palace clash

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that Hakim Ziyech has suffered a “serious” injury. Ziyech opened the scoring for the Blues, as they went on to defeat Villarreal on penalties in the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday night. Shortly after his goal, the Moroccan playmaker was taken off after falling on his shoulder. When asked about Ziyech’s injury, Tuchel said: “If you take a player out during the first half, it’s serious and unfortunately he was a very decisive player.” The former Ajax star will definitely miss Chelsea’s opening Premier League fixture on Saturday. Tuchel’s men welcome Crystal Palace to Stamford Bridge, as the German begins his first full season in charge.
Serena and Venus Williams withdraw from Western & Southern Open
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Serena and Venus Williams withdraw from Western & Southern Open

Serena and Venus Williams are the latest stars to withdraw from the 2021 Western & Southern Open, which kicks off on Saturday August 14, at Ohio's Lindner Family Tennis Center. The Williams sisters join Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic as high-profile stars who've all withdrawn. Serena Williams, a two-time W&S Open champion, said the leg injury she suffered last month at Wimbledon is still bothering her. “Unfortunately, I will not be playing in the Western & Southern Open next week as I am still in recovery from my leg injury at Wimbledon. I will miss all of my fans in Cincinnati whom I look forward to seeing every summer. I plan to be back on the court very soon," Serena said in a W&S Open press release. Venus, whose reason for withdrawing was undisclosed, ...
Nollywood actor, Rich Oganiru, dies
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Nollywood actor, Rich Oganiru, dies

Nollywood actor, Rich Oganiru, has passed on. The actor reportedly died on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 after being ill for months. Only two weeks ago, a video of Rich Oganiru lying in his sick bed and begging for financial assistance was shared online. "Please, everyone should reach out before he dies," the caption on the post reads. Unfortunately,  Rich didn't survive. A friend announced his death on Facebook. Back in 2012, the Nollywood actor, who starred in numerous movies, was arrested for allegedly murdering his wife. According to news reports at the time, Oganiru was arrested following a petition by family and relations of his late wife who claimed that she was poisoned by the actor so that he could acquire her wealth. Mr Oganiru has maintaine...
Man Utd suffer injury blow ahead of 2021/2022 season
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Man Utd suffer injury blow ahead of 2021/2022 season

  Alex Telles has handed Manchester United an untimely injury blow, after picking up an ankle problem. Red Devils boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, on Saturday confirmed that the 28-year-old defender will be “out for a few weeks” after suffering a knock in training. That setback meant Telles didn’t feature in a pre-season friendly clash with QPR today. The Brazilian left-back now faces a race against time to make the start of the 2021/2022 campaign. “Unfortunately, Alex slipped and he twisted his ankle so he’ll be out for a few weeks. “We hope it’s not too bad,” Solskjaer has told MUTV. United have three more friendlies to come after facing QPR. They will play Brentford, Preston and Everton, before their Premier League opener on August 14 against Leeds at Old Tra...
Oyedepo’s church allegedly sacks over 40 pastors for generating Low Incomes in their Branches
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Oyedepo’s church allegedly sacks over 40 pastors for generating Low Incomes in their Branches

A man who identified himself as a former pastor of the Living Faith Church International, popularly known as Winners Chapel, has claimed he and other pastors were sacked by the church for not generating enough money in their respective branches. Peter Godwin said in a video that he was employed as a pastor on the 28th of August, 2020, but on July 1, 2021, he and over 40 other pastors were invited and given sack letters. He said in the video: "Actually, by the special grace of God, our father in this great assembly, Living Faith Church received a mandate from the Lord to plant 10,000 churches in Nigeria and by the special grace of God, I was privileged to be one of the pastors that were employed on the 28th of August, 2020, that was last year. "So af...
Nigerian Footballer, Nnamdi Ofoborh to put his career on hold after scans Revealed he has a Heart issue
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Nigerian Footballer, Nnamdi Ofoborh to put his career on hold after scans Revealed he has a Heart issue

Rangers manager, Steven Gerrard has confirmed that new signing Nnamdi Ofoborh's career will be put on hold after scans revealed a heart issue. The 21-year-old Nigerian midfielder joined the club on a free transfer from Bournemouth this summer but a 'red flag' was raised during his medical. After his side drew 2-2 with Arsenal in their friendly at Ibrox, Gerrard told RangersTV: 'I don't think you'll see him in the short term. 'Unfortunately, something has flagged up with his ECG, which is the heart test. 'We've got top medical people here at the club now and we check all the players thoroughly from head to toe when they arrive. 'Unfortunately, there's been a bit of a red flag with a heart issue so he's going to see some specialists in the coming weeks and we need to d...
Entrepreneur, Tobenna Obiano, slams Kanayo O. Kanayo and Alexx Ekubo for “vulgar words” used to “sexualize young girls” as they joked about ladies attending Obi Cubana’s mother’s burial
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Entrepreneur, Tobenna Obiano, slams Kanayo O. Kanayo and Alexx Ekubo for “vulgar words” used to “sexualize young girls” as they joked about ladies attending Obi Cubana’s mother’s burial

Tobenna Obiano, the CEO of Explorer Magazine, has slammed actors Kanayo O. Kanayo and Alexx Ekubo for their statement regarding women attending Obi Cubana's mother's burial in Anambra this weekend. In a video shared online, both actors, who are already in Anambra state for the much-publicized burial, are seen joking about the things women will get up to at the event. Kanayo O Kanayo told boyfriends that their girlfriends who are travelling for the weekend are most likely heading to the burial of Obi Cubana's mother in Anambra. Alexx Ekubo then added twice in Igbo, "They will finish licking her." Tobenna said their words are an ''inappropriate'' and the video a joke taken too far. He added that the words are vulgar and sexualize women. He wrote: Joke taken too far. Un...
Arteta Breaks Silence on Saka’s Penalty Miss at Euro 2020 final
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Arteta Breaks Silence on Saka’s Penalty Miss at Euro 2020 final

Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta, has insisted that Bukayo Saka will be fine after his miss for England in their Euro 2020 final defeat against Italy last Sunday. Saka saw his spot-kick saved by Italy shot-stopper Gianluigi Donnarumma, ensuring Roberto Mancini’s side won the Euro 2020 on a 3-2 penalty win after the game ended in a 1-1 draw following 120 minutes. A tearful Saka was comforted by his England teammates on the pitch at Wembley Stadium, while England coach, Gareth Southgate, personally took the blame for the 19-year-old’s penalty miss. But Arteta has now expressed confidence that Saka will bounce back because of his strong character. Asked if he had personally spoken with Saka after England’s Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy, Arteta told Sky Sports: “Yes, I have. We all...
Nollywood actor, John Lee, dies
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Nollywood actor, John Lee, dies

Nigerian actor, Mbakwe, popularly known as John Lee, has died. The actor, who lives in Satellite Town, Lagos state, died on July 8, shortly after recovering from a stroke. His colleague, Emeka Okoye said: "John recently recovered from stroke only to fall ill again and, unfortunately, he didn’t make it." The actor was popular, not only for his roles in movies, but also for featuring in TV commercials.
Preliminary report on the crash that killed Attahiru and others ready next week – AIB
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Preliminary report on the crash that killed Attahiru and others ready next week – AIB

The Accident Investigation Bureau  (AIB) says a preliminary report on the crash of a military aircraft that killed late Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 others, will be ready in a week’s time. The Commissioner, AIB, Akin Olateru, disclosed this in a release of eight flight accident reports by the Bureau in Abuja on Thursday, July 8. Olateru however added that it will be the military's prerogative to make the report public. “Recall its a NAF aircraft but unfortunately happened at the civil airport. So graciously the NAF felt we could be of assistance and then they commissioned us to assist in investigation, which is ongoing and whether the NAF makes that public is not our call. This is because it is not under the purview of the AIB. But within the next one w...
Cristiano Ronaldo shouldn’t be afraid I am back in Italy – Mourinho
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Cristiano Ronaldo shouldn’t be afraid I am back in Italy – Mourinho

  New Roma boss, Jose Mourinho, has said Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has no reason to fear his presence in Italy. Mourinho’s return to the Serie A means he will face his former Real Madrid player next season. The Portuguese coach was asked if Ronaldo should be worried about facing him again. But he joked that the 36-year-old is lucky he will be in the dugout and not lining up in defence. “No, because I’m not playing at centre-back. “Had I played centre-back, I’d have hit him, but unfortunately I’m not good enough and I’m too old to play against him,” Mourinho said.
10 Family Members Die After Eating ‘Tuwon Dawa’ In Zamfara
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10 Family Members Die After Eating ‘Tuwon Dawa’ In Zamfara

In what will come across as a really shocking development, no less than ten members of the same family have died as a result of eating poisonous food in Jangeme village of Gusau Local Government Area in Zamfara State. A neighbour of the deceased family members, Malam Sama’ila Sani, informed The PUNCH that they were served with guinea corn food called ‘tuwon dawa’ in Hausa, which was allegedly cooked by one of the members of the family, Aisha Musa. According to Sani, immediately the family members ate the food, they developed stomach cramps and were rushed to a hospital in Gusau, where they later died. “Immediately after eating the food, all of them began to feel serious stomach discomfort and were later rushed to the hospital in Gusau; but, unfortunately, they all died,” Sani ...
Soldiers and terrorists killed in fierce battle in Borno
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Soldiers and terrorists killed in fierce battle in Borno

A fierce battle at Bula, Yobe axis of Banki in Bama Local Government Area of Borno state has led to the death of some terrorists and soldiers. An intelligence officer told PRNigeria that the insurgents had attempted to attack a military formation, leading to a gun battle with men of 21 Armoured Brigade Bama under Operation Hadin Kai which lasted for two hours. Channels Television reported that the terrorists based in Sambisa forest stormed their target from different directions with about six gun trucks, but withdrew in disarray with a large number of them suffering fatal injuries. The source said; “The terrorists withdrew in disarray with a large number of them suffering fatal injuries, leaving behind several weapons and ammunition including anti-aircraft gun barrel, AK 47 r...
Euro 2020: Mbappe Breaks silence as penalty miss sees France dumped out
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Euro 2020: Mbappe Breaks silence as penalty miss sees France dumped out

  France forward, Kylian Mbappe, has apologized for his penalty miss that saw his country eliminated from the European Championship. Les Bleus looked set to progress into the quarter-final of the tournament, after coming from behind to lead 3-1. However, Switzerland made it 3-3 in the last 10 minutes of the thrilling encounter, to force the game into extra time and eventually penalties. Mbappe was the only player to miss, as France lost 5-4. “[It’s] very difficult to turn the page,” the forward wrote on Twitter. “The sadness is immense after this elimination, we weren’t able to get to our objective. “I am sorry for the penalty. I wanted to help the team but I missed. To relax will be difficult but it’s unfortunately a pitfall in the sport that I love so much. ...
Police Parade alleged Killer of Super TV CEO, a 21-year-old UNILAG Student
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Police Parade alleged Killer of Super TV CEO, a 21-year-old UNILAG Student

The Lagos state police command has arrested and paraded a 21-year-old lady alleged to have killed Michael Usifo Ataga, the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, and a director in Super Network Limited. Ataga, who resides in Banana Island, was reported missing on Sunday, June 13, by his family and friends after he didn’t return to his home in Banana Island and he also didn't turn up at his Victoria Island office. All efforts to reach Ataga, who would have turned 50 years old on June 18, proved abortive and this caused distress to his wife and children, who live in Abuja. Unfortunately, his lifeless body was found on Friday morning, June 18, in a flat in Lekki phase 1 with multiple stab wounds. After a detailed investigation, Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu was picked up by the police at her...
Ahmed Musa Expresses his Disappointment over Crowd Troubles in the Nigeria Professional Football League
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Ahmed Musa Expresses his Disappointment over Crowd Troubles in the Nigeria Professional Football League

Super Eagles captain and Kano Pillars striker, Ahmed Musa, has expressed his disappointment over crowd troubles in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The NPFL match-day 27 match between Kano Pillars and Akwa United was disrupted at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna, when fans of both clubs stormed the pitch on Saturday. In a lengthy post, the 28-year-old Super Eagles captain praised match officials and told organizers of the season league needs to do better to help the league grow. He also urged fans to conduct themselves during games at the stadiums so that players who would like to return from Europe and add value to the domestic league. The statement read: “It is disheartening to write this but unfortunately, it has to be said. In a bid to be patriotic or re...
Woman Pronounced Dead at Beach in Essex
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Woman Pronounced Dead at Beach in Essex

A woman was found dead at Chalkwell beach in Essex. Police were called to the beach around 10.15am this morning, June 7, after people spotted the woman struggling in the water. The Southend-on-Sea Coastguard, police, and paramedic teams were dispatched to Chalkwell beach immediately. Unfortunately, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Essex Police confirmed in a statement: "We arrived and sadly found a woman had died. We will issue a further update when we can." Pictures show several police cars parked up by the beach, with dozens of people on the sand. An air ambulance was also spotted circling overhead. A Coastguard spokesperson added: "A 999 call was received at 10.10am today [June 7] following an incident at Chalkwell Beach. "The Southend Coastgu...
Soldier commits suicide after killing a customs officer in Seme
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Soldier commits suicide after killing a customs officer in Seme

A soldier attached to 243 Recce Battalion Ibereko, Badagry, LCP Mahmud Sulaiman, committed suicide by shooting himself dead after he shot dead a customs officer at the Oloko checkpoint, Gbaji on Badagry-Seme expressway on Wednesday, June 2. According to reports, the soldier accidentally shot the Customs officer when his own team leader tried to retrieve a gun from him after he noticed Sulaiman was acting strange. “In the process of retrieving the cocked weapon from him, which he resisted, he accidentally fired a shot and the stray bullet hit one Inspector of Custom, C.N Walter. The customs officer, who was attached to Seme Border Area Command, was rushed to Badagry General Hospital for treatment. But unfortunately, the customs officer died at about 6:40 a.m. on Thursday in the...
Singer Lance Bass and his Husband Michael Turchin Expecting Twins Together
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Singer Lance Bass and his Husband Michael Turchin Expecting Twins Together

American singer/dancer,  Lance Bass and his husband Michael Turchin have announced they are expecting twins via surrogate. The couple, who have been married since 2014, confirmed in a Q&A with People that they are expecting twins, a boy and a girl via surrogacy later this year. The announcement comes  Bass, 42, teased the news in a hilarious/horror movie trailer posted on TikTok, in which the NSYNC alum and his husband haunted by the presence of two shadowy children. Bass told the outlet they opted for the horror-themed teaser since the twins are due in early November, right around Halloween. "I need them to get here before Halloween, because I need them to be Halloween babies," he joked. "They have no choice but to love Halloween because I'm obsessed and they're goin...
See the hate filled mail a fan sent to Manchester United goalkeeper, David de Gea, following Europa league final loss
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See the hate filled mail a fan sent to Manchester United goalkeeper, David de Gea, following Europa league final loss

  A fan has sent a hate mail to Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea following his poor performance in goal for the club in last night's Europa League final loss. Villarreal played out a 1-1 draw with United on Wednesday May 26, and had to play extra time then penalties. The subsequent shoot-out was much more entertaining as 21 out of 21 spot-kicks were scored, meaning it was left to De Gea to take one himself with it all on the line. Unfortunately, De Gea's shot was weak and easily saved by his opposite number, Geronimo Rulli, meaning United's four-year wait for a trophy goes on. According to reports, legendary Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson waited for David De Gea after the medal ceremony and walked down the tunnel with him as he cheered him ...
Pregnant Erica Mena Files for Divorce from Safaree Less than two Years after Wedding
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Pregnant Erica Mena Files for Divorce from Safaree Less than two Years after Wedding

Erica Mena, 33, who is currently expecting her second child with Safaree, 39, has filed for divorce. The "Love & Hip Hop" star filed for divorce from Safaree last Friday, May 21, in Fayette County Superior Court in Georgia, TMZ reports. It is the same courthouse where they formally tied the knot in October 2019. She filed on the grounds of the marriage being "irretrievably broken". According to the documents obtained by TMZ, Erica is asking for primary physical custody of their 1-year-old daughter, Safire Majesty, but she's willing to share joint legal custody with Safaree. She also wants child support, in addition to the Fayetteville, Georgia, home they currently share. The news of the split comes after the couple announced that they were expecting another child tog...
17-year-old boy killed in industrial accident on first day at work in Lagos
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17-year-old boy killed in industrial accident on first day at work in Lagos

A 17-year-old boy identified as Babatunde Abdulrahmon has died after he was injured on the day he resumed work at a manufacturing company in Satellite Town, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State. It was gathered that the teenager sustained severe injuries on his body after he was sucked into a mixing machine. According to PUNCH , Abdulrahmon had on Wednesday, May 12, gone to Mingyi Trading Company Limited in search of work. He was introduced to the manager, Uchenna Umeanna, who immediately put him under a supervisor. The supervisor, Abdulrahmon and other members of staff were busy in the factory when a power outage suddenly occurred.  In a bid to continue production, a worker in the company was said to have quickly switched on the generator, and as the mixing machi...
Arsenal Increased Pressure on Chelsea ahead of Leicester Clash – Tuchel
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Arsenal Increased Pressure on Chelsea ahead of Leicester Clash – Tuchel

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has claimed Arsenal increased the pressure on his players ahead of Tuesday’s Premier League clash against Leicester City. The Blues lost 1-0 to Mikel Arteta’s men last Thursday, denting their chance to cement a top-four place. Tomorrow they face Leicester, who have already beaten them in the FA Cup final and remain ahead of them in third place on the table. “Arsenal increased the pressure for the game on Tuesday. Today was an isolated game, it has nothing to do with the race for the top 4 or the Champions League final. “Arsenal increased the pressure, unfortunately, for Tuesday not this game. This was a different competition. “If you have a group that arrives in the final, a Champions League final and arrives from ninth placed to...
Woman, 23,  is Mistakenly Given Six Doses of the Pfizer Vaccine in one go 
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Woman, 23,  is Mistakenly Given Six Doses of the Pfizer Vaccine in one go 

A 23-year-old Italian woman was mistakenly given six doses of the Pfizer vaccine in one go, but luckily, she suffered no ill effects. The woman, a student, was discharged from hospital in a good condition after receiving fluids and paracetamol following the injection on Sunday, news agency AGI reported on Monday night. Instead of injecting just one dose into the arm of the student, a nurse at the Noa hospital in Tuscany mistakenly injected the entire vial, the equivalent of six doses. The nurse immediately realised her mistake and alerted both the patient and an attending doctor, who then admitted the woman in hospital for 24 hours under observation as a precaution. Dr. Antonella Vicenti, director of infectious diseases at Noa Hospital, told CBS that the woman had not suffe...
Arsenal: I feel sorry for Aubameyang – Jack Wilshere
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Arsenal: I feel sorry for Aubameyang – Jack Wilshere

  Former Arsenal star, Jack Wilshere , has admitted he ‘felt sorry’ for captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, after the Gunners were eliminated from the UEFA Europa League on Thursday night. Arsenal was knocked out from the Europa League by Villarreal on a 2-1 aggregate defeat following a 0-0 draw in the semi-final second-leg encounter at Emirates. Aubameyang hit the post twice against Villarreal, but Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta replaced the Gabonese striker with Alexandre Lacazette with 10 minutes to go as the North London club pushed for the winning goal. “I felt a bit sorry for Aubameyang last night because he did not have much service,” WIlshere told talkSPORT. “He did look the most dangerous when they were in the final third. I am sure he will be frustrated, he...
EPL: Thomas Tuchel Confirms Player to miss Man City vs Chelsea game
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EPL: Thomas Tuchel Confirms Player to miss Man City vs Chelsea game

  Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel, has confirmed the player expected to miss his side’s Premier League clash against Manchester City on Saturday evening. Tuchel said Mateo Kovacic remains sidelined through injury and will miss Chelsea’s away Premier League tie against Man City at Etihad. Tuchel said this on Friday during his pre-match press conference. Chelsea head to the game after eliminating Real Madrid from the Champions League on Wednesday, while Pep Guardiola’s men knocked PSG out from the competition. “In terms of the injury list, it does not change much,” Tuchel said. “We still have the training to go later today where things could change, but right now, everyone is ready apart from Kova. “Kova is unfortunately still out. We hope to bring him back for the ...
UCL: Tuchel Names Chelsea Player that got bad Message from him in 2-0 win over Real Madrid
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UCL: Tuchel Names Chelsea Player that got bad Message from him in 2-0 win over Real Madrid

  Chelsea boss, Thomas Tuchel has revealed that Christian Pulisic got a bad message from him (Tuchel) after the American was dropped on the bench for the victory over Real Madrid. The German tactician was explaining why he picked Kai Havertz over Pulisic in the second leg semi-final clash at Stamford Bridge. He suggested that Havertz’s height was a factor in picking the German over Pulisic in his starting XI. Pulisic started and scored Chelsea’s only goal in the first leg in Spain last week but was named among the subs for Wednesday’s clash at Stamford Bridge. Tuchel explained his decision to drop the USA international, suggesting Havertz’s greater aerial presence at set-pieces was a key factor. “Christian got a bad message today, unfortunately, but I am pretty s...
How Accountant Shot by Robbers Died after allegedly Being Rejected by Lagos Hospitals
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How Accountant Shot by Robbers Died after allegedly Being Rejected by Lagos Hospitals

An accountant who was shot by robbers in Lagos died after allegedly being rejected by hospitals. Odiri Onosigho, 32, was waiting at the First Gate bus stop, Festac, in the Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, on April 15, when he was shot by robbers trying to collect his phone. His sister, who spoke to Punch, narrated how he died after Lagos hospitals allegedly rejected him due to a lack of police report. On the fateful day, Odiri and his friend, Michelle, were at the bus stop around 6am, waiting to board a bus to work. While waiting, robbers appeared suddenly and shot Odiri in the chest while dispossessing him of his phone. Passers-by and commuters ran to safety and when Michelle returned to search for Odiri, she found him lying on the ground in a pool...
Photo of Medical Doctor Shot Dead by Bandits in Kaduna Church Attack
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Photo of Medical Doctor Shot Dead by Bandits in Kaduna Church Attack

Dr. Zakariya Dogonyaro, a medical doctor with the Kaduna State Ministry of Health was killed when armed bandits attacked Haske Baptist Church at Manini Tasha village, Kuriga Ward of Chikun local government area of the state. LIB reported that the heavily armed gunmen stormed the church stormed the church on motorcycles around 9 am on Sunday morning, April 25  and shot sporadically at the worshipers. The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed the incident said four other worshippers were abducted in the attack. Also confirming the incident, spokesperson of the Kaduna State Police Command, Mohammed Jalige said one Shehu Haruna was injured in the attack. "Preliminary investigation conducted so far revealed that, four persons are m...
Woman Ends up in Hospital after Sex with Husband Leads to ‘Never-ending Orgasm’
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Woman Ends up in Hospital after Sex with Husband Leads to ‘Never-ending Orgasm’

A woman who couldn't stop having an orgasm for four hours after sex says it was a "physically, emotionally, and mentally taxing" experience Liz and her partner Eric shared the bizarre tale on TLC's Sex Sent Me To The ER. They recalled having a bit of morning sex when she began to orgasm. The orgasm went on and on for hours. They began to panic and an hour and a half into the orgasm Liz tried everything to stop the sensation. "I started hopping up and down to see if that would do anything," Liz says while recalling the experience. She said nothing worked, not even a large glass of red wine or antihistamines. Liz says: "I had to call in and tell my boss that I wasn't feeling very well "I ended up calling every medical professional I've ever seen in my life to try and...
Arteta Names Arsenal First Choice Goalkeeper after Leno’s Error in 1-0 Defeat to Everton
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Arteta Names Arsenal First Choice Goalkeeper after Leno’s Error in 1-0 Defeat to Everton

  Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta has insisted that Bernd Leno is the club’s number one goalkeeper despite his mistake that led to his side 1-0 defeat to Everton in the Premier League on Friday The Spaniard insisted that mistakes are just a part of football. Richarlison’s tame cross was fumbled into the net by Leno in the 76th minute as the Gunners suffered their ninth home defeat and 13th in all, in the Premier League this season. Asked about his goalkeeping situation and whether he had spoken to Leno following his mistake, Arteta said, “No. I think we have two really good goalkeepers. “Mat [Ryan] got a chance [against Fulham] because he deserves it. I said before the game that he’d been training really really well and Bernd is our number one keeper and he’s been doing ...
Juventus vs Parma: Pirlo Reacts to Ronaldo’s Failure to,Jump,Block Free-kick
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Juventus vs Parma: Pirlo Reacts to Ronaldo’s Failure to,Jump,Block Free-kick

  Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo has reacted after Cristiano Ronaldo again faced criticism for an apparent reluctance to commit fully to blocking dangerous free-kicks. The Bianconeri boss admitted he has a decision to make on Cristiano Ronaldo after seeing the Portuguese fail to perform blocking duties in Juventus’ 3-1 win against Parma on Wednesday night. Ronaldo’s presence is often needed in defensive walls during free-kicks, given his height and frame. But the 5-time Ballon d’Or winner has, however, faced criticism of late over his reluctance to perform this role. FC Porto fired beyond the 36-year-old during their Champions League game to claim a notable scalp and Parma also drilled over Ronaldo’s head in a Serie A outing on Wednesday. Juventus later won the ma...
“I’m Living Proof you can Play Professional Football and be Gay” – Andy Brennan
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“I’m Living Proof you can Play Professional Football and be Gay” – Andy Brennan

On May 14, 2019, in an Instagram post to his followers, Andy Brennan, who plays for Hume City in Australia and previously played for Newcastle Jets, made history when he became the first male Australian footballer to publicly come out as gay. Now he says ever since he made the decision, he hasn't regretted it and is a living proof of a professional gay footballer. Being gay is something rarely spoken about in professional football. The 'ideal' footballer or soccer player is heterosexual which is why Brennan shocked the entire football world when he came out as gay. In 2020, an unnamed Premier League footballer, who has known since aged 14 that he gay, is said he is "too scared" to publicly come out because he feels that football has not "moved on" compared to the rest o...
“He was Proud and Doing Unnecessary Show off” – Nigerian Woman Narrates how She Ended up Marrying a Man she Used to Hate
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“He was Proud and Doing Unnecessary Show off” – Nigerian Woman Narrates how She Ended up Marrying a Man she Used to Hate

A Nigerian woman, Bimbo Grace Kolawole on Sunday, April 18, marked the 17th year since she married a dude she used to hate with passion. According to Bimbo, she was in senior secondary school when she first saw the dude that later became her husband and it wasn't even 'like' at first sight. In fact, everything about the man made her stomach cringe...from the way he used to blast music to how he showed up at their house to eat all their food and pock nose into matters that had nothing to do with him. Read Bimbo's funny but heartwarming love story below: "Have you planned on embarrassing someone and you ended up embarrassing yourself Okay me too," she began. So back in the days there was this bros that came from God knows where to stay with our Neighbor four blocks away from ...
Man City vs Chelsea: Tuchel Gives Injury Updates ahead of FA Cup semi-final
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Man City vs Chelsea: Tuchel Gives Injury Updates ahead of FA Cup semi-final

  Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, will be without Mateo Kovacic and Andreas Christensen, for Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City. However, midfielder N’Golo Kante is available for selection. “We have the green light for N’Golo because we had the three days in between, which makes a huge difference,” Tuchel said. “Mateo is unfortunately still out. “He’s feeling better but still out and cannot be in the squad, and Andreas Christensen is out, he cannot be in the squad, so this is the situation.” Kovacic missed the 1-0 defeat to FC Porto in the Champions League, because of a muscle injury he picked up in training.
Mikel Arteta reacts as Aubameyang misses Arsenal’s 4-0 Win Over Slavia Due to Malaria
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Mikel Arteta reacts as Aubameyang misses Arsenal’s 4-0 Win Over Slavia Due to Malaria

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has confirmed that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had contracted malaria while on international duty with Gabon. The player was released from hospital on Thursday after contracting malaria and is ‘feeling good’. Before the match, the Gabon international posted a picture of him in hospital on social media, explaining why he was not part of the squad in Prague He wrote on Instagram, “Hey guys, thanks for all the messages and calls. Unfortunately I contracted Malaria whilst being on national team duty in Gabon a few weeks ago.” The sickness forced him out of the Gunners’ 4-0 Europa League win against Slavia Prague. And after the match, Arteta said, “We just spoke with him.” “He’s at home, he’s fine. He’s completely fine at the moment. He had two days...
Triplets who Married their Wives Same Day in Enugu welcome Baby Boys Within Same Period
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Triplets who Married their Wives Same Day in Enugu welcome Baby Boys Within Same Period

The triplet brothers, Chinedu, Chukwuebuka and Kenechukwu Onyia, who got married to their wives same day, have welcomed baby boys within same period. It will be recalled that photos of the couples went viral after the wedding ceremony which took place in Ngwo, Enugu State on June 6, 2020. Contrary to what trended online, the wives are not triplets. They are from three different states - Enugu, Delta and Imo. It was gathered that the wives of the triplets, Mary Dumalu, Okwuoma Chekwube and Chinwendu Charity, gave birth to baby boys within same period. Just like their weddings, the couples held a joint church dedication for their sons on Easter Sunday, April 4. The brothers said that it was their late mother's wish that they get married same day but unfortunately she didn'...

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